At the end of my interview I asked Malkan this question and she replied, “We need to boycott, lobby, write letters, educate our daughters, talk to everyone we know about what we are learning ? we need to reclaim our health, our environment and our democracy.”
…If a product contains fragrance, parabens, sodium laurel/laureth sulfate, PEGs, diazolidinyl urea, petrolatum, or things like that, I don?t buy it because I know the company could be making a higher quality, less-toxic product. … When we look at the cancer statistics ? the fact that the risk of breast cancer has tripled in just 40 years and now strikes 1 in 8 women in the U.S.; the fact that testicular cancer is rising in young men, and childhood cancer is a leading cause of death among children ? it?s obvious that we need to do everything we can to reduce the load of carcinogens in the environment and in our bodies.